Chana Pulao / Pilau – Chickpeas and Rice Pilaf

Chana Pilau - Pakistani Chickpeas and Rice

Here’s another super simple and easy Pilau recipe that I love to prepare on a day when I’m just not bothered to go all out – yes I have those days! Another bonus with this particular pilau is it’s a one-pot meal and uses few spices, so this Chana Pilau is a definite winner. IRead more

Gosht Dopiaza – Lamb in an Onion Gravy

Gosht Dopiaza - Lamb in an Onion Gravy + Why I Can Juggle Work and Cooking

As this Gosht Dopiaza is simmering away, I get an opportunity to sit back basking in the comfort of knowing I’ve got a delicious dinner simmering away… and I begin to think. I’ve been feeling a bit under the weather – sometimes, I feel like I’ve been hit by a truck. I think its myRead more

Nargisi Kofta – Pakistani Chicken Scotch Egg Curry

Nargisi Kofta - Pakistani Chicken Scotch Egg Curry

In this recipe, I’m taking the traditional Chicken Kofta curry and making it just that extra bit fancier, by adding an egg. Not boiled to serve on the side, but I’m putting the egg inside the kofta. Doesn’t sound very fancy, but believe me, whenever I serve this everyone thinks the fancy game has beenRead more

Mattar Pilau | Pea Pulao – Pakistani Rice with Peas

Mattar Pilau - Pakistani Rice with Peas

Peas and rice – we have here a much loved pair. Lets pair that with some soft, caramelised fried onions and aromatic cloves and cinnamon. We have here a winning combination. Mattar Pilau, rice cooked with peas and onions, have always been a favourite at my Mother’s house. My Mother would cook this to serveRead more

Phali Gosht – Green Bean and Meat Curry

Phali Gosht - Green Bean and Meat Curry

If you’re following me on my Instagram or have read my previous blog posts, you’ll probably know by now that me and my Mother has VERY different cooking styles. She is simple, doesn’t like lots of spices and will choose the quicker and easier option where possible. Me, though. Oh… hehe, me. I thrive onRead more